coup de main definition

  • noun:
    • an abrupt action undertaken to amaze an enemy.
    • a rapid and unforeseen movement or attack.
    • an attack unexpectedly
    • a rapid action undertaken to shock an enemy.
    • an abrupt and unanticipated action or assault.
    • an attack unexpectedly

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